Conservation Foundation Opens Virtual Exhibit of Inaugural Summer Photo Contest

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Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast announces the juried selections and winners for its inaugural Summer Photo Contest exhibit. Photographers of all ages and experience levels were invited to submit their original work showcasing the beauty of Florida’s natural lands to be considered for exhibition. Jury members included presenting sponsor, Elizabeth Moore; noted photographer, Cliff Roles; noted photographer, Stephen B. White; and executive director of Art Center Sarasota, Lisa Berger. Nearly 200 entries were received for consideration and jurors assessed the entries for composition, color, contrast, overall quality, as well as subject interest, originality, and ability to tell a story. Fifty photographs were selected for the exhibit and jurors awarded a winner in each category as well as a Best-In-Show.

People’s Choice voting will take place June 15 through August 15 on the Conservation Foundation Facebook page. At the end of the Facebook voting period, the photo with the most likes/loves in each category will be deemed the People’s Choice Category Winner. The image with the most likes/loves will be the overall People’s Choice Winner. All voting will take place on Facebook and the likes/loves must be on the original image in the Conservation Foundation 2020 Summer Photo Contest gallery in order to be counted.

Click here to view the gallery.

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